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foe·tus

 (fē′təs)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of fetus.

foetus

(ˈfiːtəs)
n, pl -tuses
(Biology) a variant spelling of fetus

fe•tus

(ˈfi təs)

n., pl. -tus•es.
(used chiefly of viviparous mammals) the young of an animal in the womb or egg, esp. in the later stages of development, in humans being after the end of the second month of gestation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin fētus bringing forth of young]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foetus - an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animalfoetus - an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
teras, monster - (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus
abortus - a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
ductus arteriosus - a blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta; normally closes at birth
umbilical, umbilical cord - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
baby - an unborn child; a human fetus; "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
Translations
جَنينجَنِيـن
plodzárodek
fosterføtus
sikiö
fetus
magzatméhmagzat
fóstur
胎児
태아
gemalas
embrijs, dīglis
foster
ทารกในครรภ์
cenindölüt
bào thai

foetus

fetus (US) [ˈfiːtəs] Nfeto m

foetus

[ˈfiːtəs] fetus (US) nfœtus m

foetus

, (esp US) fetus
nFötus m, → Fetus m

foetus

fetus (Am) [ˈfiːtəs] nfeto

foetus

(American) fetus (ˈfiːtəs) noun
a young human being, animal, bird etc in the early stages of development before it is born or hatched.
ˈfoetal , (American) ˈfetal adjective
of a foetus. in a foetal position.

foetus

جَنِيـن plod foster Fötus έμβρυο feto sikiö fœtus fetus feto 胎児 태아 foetus foster płód feto плод foster ทารกในครรภ์ cenin bào thai 胎儿
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